Reading rooms and special collections

Reading Room and Reference Library
(services offered in reading rooms):

  • You must have a valid library card to use the reading rooms and available e-services;
  • Online orders for materials requested for retrieval to the reading rooms  can be placed 24 hours a day, seven days a week via our web site; call slip requests may still be submitted in the Catalogue Room or reading rooms;
  • items retrieved from the stacks will be available for pick-up in reading rooms and held for 7 days;
  • open access to shelves and reference libraries is provided in all reading rooms, while professional assistance is offered by experienced library staff;
  • microform readers and wi-fi areas are provided in reading rooms;
  • authorised users are permitted to print, scan and photocopy using multi-function devices which are provided in various locations across the library;
  • the “From dusk to dawn” service offers an opportunity for readers to have books that are typically not checked out on loan for the night period
  • eligible library users that prefer working in groups can book rooms for their team work (the offer is available to current library card holders only). More about  Team-work room
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